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Funimate - Be Music Video Star App Poster Image
age 15+
Smart video editor makes creativity fun and easy, has risks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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What We Started Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Glaring lack of women mars otherwise great EDM docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Spotlite - Sing Freely App Poster Image
age 15+
Slick video maker makes teens karaoke stars for real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Gaga: Five Foot Two Movie Poster Image
age 15+
An accessible star comes to life; language, partial nudity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
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Sing It! TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Reality competition parody has language, sexual content.
Network: YouTube
(2016)
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Fresh Dressed Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on hip-hop fashion's rise has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Whiplash Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling drama about relentless pursuit of perfection.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Get On Up Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Entertaining, somewhat overlong biopic has edgy material.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Chair TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Viewers learn about filmmaking in slightly edgy docuseries.
Network: Starz
(2014)
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Isla and the Happily Ever After Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic trilogy finale has more steam, less banter.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2014)
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"Chandelier" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Dark alt-pop song about drinking to escape has edgy video.
By Sia
(2014)
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Just One Year Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, brooding tale of confused guy from Just One Day.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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Skin Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling tale of girl's skin issue; mature sexual content.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2013)
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Hit the Floor TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Cheerleading drama with sex, catty behavior, pro dancers.
Network: VH1
(2013)
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The Summer Prince Book Poster Image
age 15+
Samba- and art-infused sci-fi for mature readers.
By Alaya Dawn Johnson
(2013)
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Lovestruck: The Musical TV Poster Image
age 15+
Stellar dance numbers stand out in sexy, predictable romcom.
Network: Freeform
(2013)
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The Hip Hop Dance Experience Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun, vigorous movement, with sexy lyrics and dance moves.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2012)
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All the Right Moves TV Poster Image
age 15+
Choreography docuseries features more drama than dancing.
Network: Oxygen
(2012)
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Amadeus Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lavish, award-winning film with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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